23 July 2020
Hochschild Mining appoints Independent Non-Executive Director
Hochschild Mining PLC (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Gardiner as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 August 2020.
Jill has been a professional corporate director since 2010 having previously spent over 20 years in the investment banking industry. She held a number of senior leadership roles at RBC Capital Markets and provided strategic M&A advice to, and helped raise capital for, numerous corporations with a focus on the power, pipeline, infrastructure, and certain commodity related industries. She also formerly had positions at an energy regulation board and as a university lecturer in corporate finance and human resource management.
Ms Gardiner is currently Chair of Trevali Mining Corporation and sits on the board of Capital Power Corporation. She previously served as chair of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd and as a director of Capstone Mining Corp., Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc., SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts and Timber Investments Ltd. Ms Gardiner holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration.
On appointment, Ms Gardiner will become a member of the Company's Audit and Remuneration and Nomination Committees and Graham Birch will step down from the Audit and Remuneration Committees.
Eduardo Hochschild, Chairman, said:
"We are delighted to welcome Jill to the Board who brings valuable capital markets and strategic experience in various sectors including mining. We look forward to working with her. I would like to thank Graham Birch for his service to the Audit and Remuneration Committees and his continued support as Chair of the Sustainability Committee."
From 1 August 2020, the Board will comprise three non-independent Directors and six independent Non-Executive Directors.
Other than as disclosed above, there are no other matters to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13R.
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About Hochschild Mining PLC
Hochschild Mining PLC is a leading precious metals company listed on the London Stock Exchange (HOCM.L / HOC LN) with a primary focus on the exploration, mining, processing and sale of silver and gold. Hochschild has over fifty years' experience in the mining of precious metal epithermal vein deposits and currently operates three underground epithermal vein mines, two located in southern Peru and one in southern Argentina. Hochschild also has numerous long-term projects throughout the Americas.
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